Skip to main content

Home Improvement Drills

I really don't like renovations to be done in the house especially when we are still staying in it.  But  no choice, I had to be around when they came and did it yesterday.   Yes, it was long overdue already, finally I decided to get it done over with, now my whose house is like "railway track"... wiring here and there... every corner... it is not a nice sight...

When they start drilling, I shuddered... wouldn't want to imagine the mess that the drilling caused...  but no choice, when they finished one part, I cleaned up... that made it easier in the end....

Actually I didn't want to do that, the worker suggested it... he said, "Give me the broom, let me sweep for you so that the dust won't be everywhere......."  Once he said that, I quickly took the broom and cleaned up...

Drilling time.... 
Messy time....
Dusty everywhere...
SOS!!!
HELP!!
As they worked, I cleaned as much as I could... 
Finally when they were done, I mopped the floor three times..
But I still could feel the dust under my feet....
Am I eccentric?
I guess I am.... 
I had a Good sleep last night... too exhausted already!


Comments

  1. Me too!!! Hate it so much.... Would avoid it unless I have no choice. You're fixing an aircon for the living room?

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. No no... no air con in living room.. not necessary..

      Delete
  2. Oh, a big headache, the knocking & drilling, just like last year when I renovate (extend) my kitchen. Worst part, everyday has to sweep the dust, mop the floor and next day repeat the same thing. Mine took one month plus to finish. Can you imagine?

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. Oh dear, I cannot imagine everyday mopping.. only once a week.. :(

      Delete
  3. Ohh Really!!... I think you just incur your ever worst situation but it's happened sometimes in everyone life. And I can predict you have no others choice to fix this problems. So, just overcome it.

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. Already done..no choice.. I am lazy when it comes to housework..

      Delete
  4. My mom too, she always said the best is to do it before move in, she lazy to clean up later, it's so tiring!!! =[

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. Cos of the furniture, have to wipe dust off them too... I forgot to cover them...

      Delete
  5. Yea I hate it too. The dust seems to be ablevto transfer magically one...drilling in kitchen sonehow the dust can fly to master bedroom one.

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. Correct.. everything has to be wipe.. imagine.. sendiri buat .. so tiring...

      Delete
  6. Yea, the whole house will become very dusty, it takes some effort and time to clean it off completely

    ReplyDelete
  7. I am also very scared of having to fix things once moved in. I read somewhere that to keep vacuuming as the person drills so that the dust will not fly everywhere. Aircon for the bedroom?

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. No, not air con... this one involves whole house..

      Delete
    2. Ah, you have just installed a house alarm system, right?

      Delete
  8. yes, I dislike this kind of work too as I will be the one doing the cleaning should there be any renovation done at home.

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. hahaa...same here... we ladies are very yim chim...

      Delete
  9. I don't like renovation too, that time I got the Town Council to repair our water pipe, gosh they created such a mess and we have to clean up after that

    ReplyDelete
  10. Same here.. I don't like renovations if we are staying in the house..We installed grilles a few months ago and after that, wah, the dust linger around for a few days nomatter how much I mopped or vacummed.. I got mild ocd and I got really paranoid at the dust, workers foot prints, eeewwww..

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. hahaha..yeah footprints everywhere.. he also worried.. he wanted to sweep it aside..

      Delete
  11. Me too, I hate all the noise and the mess after the renovation.. But what to do?

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. Yeah on and off we must do some renovations..

      Delete
  12. aiyoh, i am just wondering will the workers curse you in heart, because you were cleaning while they were working.. it make me feel like this case: you go into a shop, you are browsing the clothes and the sales girl is following behind you, whatever you touched, she will want to rearrange them even she doesn't need to.. haha!! but probably i just think too much, the worker was indeed very considerate to ask for a broom from you :)

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. hahaha... cos he sees his footprints everywhere.. the dust all on the floor so he asked for a broom.. curse or not, he must be thinking this silai is sure paranoid about the dust!

      Delete
  13. Claire, I hate that too especially involving drilling. The dust is killing me when I have to mop for at least 3 times.

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. And still not clean after three times.. dust flies...

      Delete
  14. Wah! Ipoh Taukeh Soh making big renovations for any big occasion coming up? I smell some cupids and heard bells.

    ReplyDelete
  15. I think your nose and your ear needs "servicing"... hahahaha... but not to worry, if they come true, I will surely not leave you out!!

    ReplyDelete
  16. I hate those renovation and dust. Usually those workers will use vacuum cleaner to vacuum the dust while they drill to minimise the dust flying around.

    And I understand the mopping process. I remember I mopped 3 times too when moved into my new home and yet still can feel the dust around. I also had a good night sleep that night. Lol.

    ReplyDelete

Post a Comment

Thank you, readers!

Popular posts from this blog

Chinese New Year Reunion Dinner At San Jose 2022

TABLE FOR FOUR... We had our own reunion Chinese New Year dinner on Monday evening.... we made a simple one, just hot pot at home.  All we have to do is to clean the vegetables, get everything defrosted... and the hot pot boiling with a packet of seasoning.  They sell a lot of hot pot seasoning over here, from tomato soup to shrimp and chicken soup, I just threw in the whole packet of paste.  No doubt not so healthy but it is so easily done....  As usual, Chinese New Year won't be CNY without a plate of Loe Sang...  No crackers so I put in a few pieces of Tacos... LOL... Most important is the sauce....  The apricot, plum sauce and honey makes it right.... And our dishes for the evening..... We ate too much shrimps the day before so we omitted for this evening.... Simple and yet satisfying meal for our Reunion Dinner....

Cookies For Chinese New Year 2022 In San Jose

MISSING IN BLOGGING AGAIN.... this has become a norm now ever since I arrived to this continental... LOL... Now I understand the word of Full Commitment when it comes to taking care of baby... seriously, I have to be fully commited and occupied by this little cheeky fella who is now going to be his 10th month soon.  Wow... time flies, when I first came, he was just slightly over four months... that being said, it is soon time fo rme to pack my bags and leave.  LOL... My 6 months being a babysitter is soon over... and did I say I can hardly wait?  NO, NO... I love my job here and I am going to miss my baby tremendously!  I only don't miss his cries!  LOL...  OK, by the time I write this post, Chinese New Year is over, it is now the 4th day of CNY.  Two days before the Lunar New Year, my daughter-in-law and I cooperated fully and baked a few types of cookies.  Looking back at these pictures, I dare say that we did a good job... not on the cookies but at least we had a great time bond

Buffet Lunch At Baccanal Caesar Palace Hotel, Las Vegas

BUFFET LUNCH... We made reservation for a nice buffet a week before we came to Las Vegas, the buffet is one of its kind in Caesar Palace, Baccanal is the name of the restaurant.  My kids were saying that we must have at least one good and memorable meal while here in Las Vegas and they chose the seafood buffet.  It cost around $90 per pax and being Asians, sure we would be attracted to just seafood!  Alaska Crabs... hairy crabs....lobster claws..  clams etc etc...  Oh, I did not take much photos on what we ate, just too busy stuffing in and to take out the camera with dirty hands and all.  LOL.... Just the initial stage and after that, it was all about eating and eating... oh, by the way, they only allowed 90 minutes in the restaurant, but I don't think they timed anyone... LOL.. Anyway, we took that amount of time to finish our food, sipping free champayne and mocktail too.  What a scrumptious meal... from mains to desserts, I think we only had one meal done for that day itself...